Saturday – November 19th 2016
Steps off at Benny’s Plaza, Court Street 11:00AM
The Annual Grand Parade will include hand crafted historic floats, equestrian units, world renowned drum corps, historical reenactors and more! This nationally revered parade will evoke a feeling of pride and admiration for the history of this great nation.
2016 Parade Lineup
Ct. Alumni. Welcome back to our dear friends from Millbury, CT. They return to Plymouth rich in the tradition and professionalism that make Alumni Drum Corps. Founded in 1984, these members have taken their hobby and brought it to a whole new level. Still going strong! Thank you for joining us, Ct. Alumni.
The Reilly Raiders. Who’s more fun than the Reilly Raiders!Reilly has been trooping the stands since the 30’s and just keep getting better. They have performed all over the World with their unique show. Definitely one of a kind, this organization has been recognized by the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame as the Drum Corp of the Decade for the 50’s. A “Powerhouse” in drum corps land since winning the very first “Dream Contest” in 1949. A welcome addition to our family. Hello Reilly!
North Star. Happy to have them back after their triumphantdebut last year. Known to many as the “Chrome Wall” because of their fabulous Drum line, we look forward once again to seeing what they’re going to dazzle us with this year. Bring on that “fab” Guard! Welcome back, North Star
Blessed Sacrament Golden Knights. Nine national titles make this corps a Drum Corps legend. “The “Golden Robots” of drum corps were virtually unstoppable in the 50’s and 60’s. This made the emergence of the Alumni Corps twenty years ago a huge thrill for us die-hard “Sac” fans. If you are a traditionalist, National Emblem March means only one thing, “SAC is BACK!!!!
The Crusader Senior Drum and Bugle Corps.The“Hometown Boys” just keep getting bigger and better. Sporting some new tunes and their ever impressive Guard, they are always a crowd favorite. Every Drum Corps fan loves their commitment to tradition and their ability to rouse the audience under the direction of the always fun “Jack LaSelva”. “Keep it going Crusaders”!
Hanover Lancers. AHTC loves our friends from Hanover, Pa. The Lancers have a wonderful “presence” and continue to expand their repertoire with new they surprises each year. Looking forward to what’s in store for this year. Definitely a corps that takes their job seriously, Welcome Back Hanover!
The “Classic” Cavaliers. Also returning to us this year the Alumni of the fab “Green Machine”. Let us welcome them back to America’s Hometown Family. We are very excited to have them joining us, so let’s give them one of our rousing Plymouth welcomes. Welcome Back Chicago!
Caballeros Alumni Corps. Hawthorne will always be a Plymouth fan favorite. This powerhouse of sound never fails to bring the house down. Let’s give it up for our friends the “Caballeros Alumni Corps” cha, cha cha!!!!
And introducing to you the University of Mass Minuteman Band.Be prepared to enjoy one of the most famous bands in the Country. The Minuteman Band’s boast that their style is that of a Drum Corps. With too many accolades and performances of theirs to list, just sit back, relax and be entertained by the over 300 strong ensemble.
ENJOY THE SHOW!!!!!!!!